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UK Congress on Obesity 2019

Leeds, United Kingdom
12 Sep 2019 - 13 Sep 2019

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Redesigning a Tier 3 Weight Management Service through the use of a mobile application

King Rhodri , Harateh Damian , Fang Wentian , Bull Amy , Murray-Gourlay Alice , Little Marie , Andrews Robert , Douek Isy

Background: The weight management service at Musgrove Park Hospital (MPH) receives around 30 new referrals a month which are currently triaged to be seen jointly by a physician and dietitian at the same visit, with a referral to treatment time (RTT) of 28–32 weeks. The number of patients the service can see each month is limited by incompatible work patterns and lack of clinic space. We are receiving increasing numbers of referrals for complications of bariatric surgery s...

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Exploring engagement with the food provisioning in areas of deprivation: Findings from three ethnographic case studies

Isaacs Anna , Halligan Joel , Hawkes Corinna

Introduction: There is increasing policy and academic interest in the role of the food environment in influencing rates of obesity, particularly in areas of deprivation. However although we have developed considerable insights into how to measure the ‘healthiness’ of retail environments, and assess access and availability to healthy food, less is understood about how individuals and families experience and engage with their environments.Methods...